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Operations Manager

 

Description

INVISTA is a global manufacturer of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. From parts for the automotive industry to medical equipment, air bags, food packaging, carpet and clothing, our ingredients in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains help bring many of life’s essential products to market. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, INVISTA is committed to innovation and responsibly creating more value for its customers and society while consuming fewer resources to make these products. See the bigger picture at INVISTA.com.

As part of our rapid transformation INVISTA is seeking an Operations Manager at our Victoria, TX plant to join our industry leading team. At INVISTA we believe that our Operations Culture will be our competitive advantage and are looking for individuals that are passionate about advancing it to the next level. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

The Operations Manager is responsible for leadership of the shift operations team focused on the following:

  • Driving Shift Runs the Shift ownership of all aspects of the teams’ results – EHS, Innovation, and Plant Operating Cost.
  • Building a well-rounded team by identifying needed shift capabilities and bringing in the right talent to create an environment of Transformation and Self-Actualization
  • Ensure the safe, reliable, and environmentally sound operation of the Victoria, TX manufacturing site.
  • Connecting the shift team to the economics of their units and how they impact our market competitiveness, recognize all types of resources consumed, and are focused on using fewer of them.
  • Guiding the shift to achieve site BETs by driving innovation, acting as principled entrepreneurs, and prioritizing and completing playbook initiatives.
  • Working collaboratively with other leaders to develop, prioritize and execute strategies that improve the sites competitiveness in the aspects of Plant Operating Cost, Volume, and Yield by utilizing the Agile and Lean processes and leveraging capabilities of the shift team.
  • Creating the environment where there is pull from the shift team to implement digital technologies that disrupt the way traditional manufacturing is done in-order to create superior long-term value for the organization.
  • Accountable for the shift team’s performance metrics: Personnel/Process Safety, Environmental, Production, Product Quality, Reliable Operations, and QPU’s/Cost of Manufacturing.
  • Responsible for plant operations including identification of opportunities, development and implementation of response plans, and communication to leadership.

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

(External Requirements)

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years leadership experience within the chemical or oil and gas industry

Or 

  • At least 5 years leadership experience within the chemical or oil and gas industry 

(Internal Requirements)

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years industry experience with demonstrated leadership capability

Or 

  • At least 5 years leadership experience within the chemical or oil and gas industry



This role is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

This role is subject to the Transportation Workers Identification Credentialing (TWIC) rule and requires the successful candidate to obtain a TWIC dentification badge, allowing for unescorted access to the facility within a specific time period.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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